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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #435IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday December 18, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Medtronic USA, Incorporated, Portsmouth, NH
Amount: An estimated $2,750,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/2/2020 through 1/1/2025
Renewals:
None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, December 18, 2019
The University awarded a contract for hemostasis products and supplies.
Medtronic USA Aquamantys products and supplies address the needs of surgeons to achieve hemostasis during surgery (a process which causes bleeding to stop), such as orthopedic joint replacement, orthopedic oncology, spinal surgery, and solid organ resection. Hemostatic agents and tissue sealants are used routinely to prevent excess blood loss in reconstruction during surgical repair.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) Medtronic USA Aquamantys supplies have to do with direct patient treatment and care. Without access to these specific supplies the hospital would not be able to offer surgeries that in turn would drive patients else where and result in a loss of revenue to the Hospital.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Purchasing Division
809 South Marshfield Ave., 3rd Floor (M/C 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2801
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • 435IDMMedtronicExemptionForm.pdf (164 KB)